The table below looks at the statistics for OSSEC skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSSEC over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSSEC
Rank 926 955 994
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +39
Permanent jobs citing OSSEC 14 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.17% 0.15% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 5
Median salary £67,500 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
8394 7866 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.19% 7.12% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6811 6230 6126
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +7.22%

OSSEC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OSSEC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

OSSEC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OSSEC
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSSEC within the UK.

OSSEC Salary Trend in the UK

OSSEC
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSSEC within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 14 £67,500 +28.57% 2
London +15 11 £67,500 +28.57% 2
York - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -

OSSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing OSSEC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OSSEC.

1 19 (100.00%) DNS
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 16 (84.21%) Java
3 16 (84.21%) Nagios
4 10 (52.63%) LDAP
4 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
5 9 (47.37%) Citrix
5 9 (47.37%) VMware
6 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
6 8 (42.11%) SAN
6 8 (42.11%) Kerberos
6 8 (42.11%) JBoss
6 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
7 7 (36.84%) Unix
7 7 (36.84%) MySQL
7 7 (36.84%) Firewall
7 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (36.84%) Docker
7 7 (36.84%) DevOps
7 7 (36.84%) Microservices
7 7 (36.84%) Snort
7 7 (36.84%) Kubernetes
8 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
8 6 (31.58%) Kafka
9 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
9 5 (26.32%) EMC
9 5 (26.32%) Password Management
9 5 (26.32%) NetBackup
9 5 (26.32%) ATG

OSSEC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) JBoss
1 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
2 5 (26.32%) Resin
2 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
2 10 (52.63%) LDAP
3 8 (42.11%) Kerberos
3 8 (42.11%) SAN
4 7 (36.84%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) NAS
6 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 3 (15.79%) Internet
7 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
7 3 (15.79%) SSL
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (10.53%) HTTP
8 2 (10.53%) HTTPS
8 2 (10.53%) IPsec
8 2 (10.53%) SNMP
8 2 (10.53%) SSH
8 2 (10.53%) VLAN
9 1 (5.26%) CTI
9 1 (5.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Administrator
1 6 (31.58%) Linux Administrator
1 6 (31.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 6 (31.58%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Java Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Kafka
2 3 (15.79%) REST
2 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
2 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (26.32%) VCE vBlock
4 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.53%) PKI
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (5.26%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Debian
5 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 1 (5.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) DevOps
1 7 (36.84%) Microservices
2 5 (26.32%) Password Management
3 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) High Availability
3 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
4 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
3 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 5 (26.32%) Perl
3 5 (26.32%) PHP
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby
5 3 (15.79%) Groovy
6 2 (10.53%) Python
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) RHCE
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Docker
1 7 (36.84%) Snort
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) iptables
3 2 (10.53%) NFS
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (84.21%) Nagios
2 7 (36.84%) Kubernetes
3 5 (26.32%) NetBackup
3 5 (26.32%) SELinux
4 3 (15.79%) Ansible
4 3 (15.79%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (10.53%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Citrix
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) ATG
2 5 (26.32%) EMC
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.79%) Brocade
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) SaltStack
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Genesys
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